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NPT Capitol: Chavez budget amendment targets cartels

chavezState Rep Norma Chavez was successfully amended the House’s version of the state budget over the weekend.

The amendment “would focus state border security dollars for overtime, per diem and travel expenses related to criminal investigations, arrests and prosecutions targeted at major criminal activity orchestrated by the drug cartels,” said Chavez in an email to NPT.

Our friends over at the Rio Grande Guardian have the story in full hereil

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Written by newspapertreeelpaso

April 20, 2009 at 11:55 am

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